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Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm PST
of paintings at the old mint in san francisco. they reflected scenes from that part of california. he took us down there and proudly showed us her work. although he traveled the world his family was always in his thoughts. california was always his home. what i will most remember about chris is how thoughtful he was and how people were drawn to him. chancellor wu wrote when chris was appointed ambassador, friends, professional acquaintances contacted me to encourage me to reach out to him. he was so well thought of. i sent a hand-written card and to my surprise he returned the correspondence with his own handwritten note. that would be very much like chris. he appreciated and enjoyed interactions with people. in fact, our friend chris highland put it very eloquently when he said, chris was the finest among us. more than his obviously charms, he was a man of substance and humility. at parties, dinners and gatherings he spent little times talking about himself and his accomplishments. only when he was forced to. instead he asked people about their lives, their views, their accomplishments. he a
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Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
. luther beagle who joins us from -- today from san francisco. dr. beagle, good to talk to you again. >> hi, how you doing? >> bill: we're doing good. are you still on mars time even though you're in san francisco? >> no. i made it off mars time. didn't get divorced. was pretty happy about the whole thing. >> bill: off mars time for a couple of days huh? >> we got off mars time about four weeks ago. we're all on earth time. >> bill: why is that? >> well, it is the way -- it was killing a lot of people. it is really difficult to do. so we went down to regular day shifts so now we're working like 8:00 to 7:00 during the day. and we program the rover and we get the information back. it is a little inefficient but it makes for a much happier work environment. >> how many hours are there in a mars day? >> 24 hours and 40 minutes. >> bill: so then you have to calculate that. >> what happens is your day starts 40 minutes later and it gets weird when it gets like 2:00 in the morning. >> bill: all right now we want t
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